Allan “Mac” McLean has been involved in safety for more than 40 years. Mac’s career has ranged from a stint at the National Safety Council and evolved into Environmental Safety and Health Officer for a number of Chicagoland healthcare facilities including Rush University Medical Center and University of Chicago Hospital. In 1985, Mac became a Staff Engineer in the Plant and Technology Management Department of the Joint Commission®. In 1988, he joined the University of Chicago Hospitals as their Director of Safety where he led the program to a successful Joint Commission survey (accreditation with commendation) in 1989.
In 1991, he left the University of Chicago Hospital to work full-time as a senior staff consultant with Safety Management Services, Inc. in Arlington Heights, IL. Mac’s responsibilities include direct consultations to healthcare facilities in the areas of on-site preparation of Commission’s Statement of Conditions™ / Life Safety Code Analysis surveys, Physical Environment (PE) auditing and program development, OSHA regulations, education and technical writing.